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Winthrop Hands Furman 5-2 Loss

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ROCK HILL, S.C. – Winthrop handed Furman a 5-2 loss Friday afternoon at Memorial Courts in Rock Hill, S.C.

The Eagles won two doubles matches to claim the opening point.  Lauren Proctor and Megan Kauffman recorded a 6-2 victory over senior Ansley Speaks and junior Aryn Greene in the top-seeded match-up, and Caitlin Cridland and Alisa Soloveva bested sophomore Katty Weymouth and rookie Katarina Kozarov, 6-3, at flight two.  At number three, Paladin freshmen Hannah Ferrett and Danni Vines defeated Alya Mourad, 6-1.

Winthrop posted wins at flights one through three and at number five for the team victory.  Proctor downed Speaks, 6-2, 6-4, at number one, and Soloveva beat Weymouth, 6-4, 6-3, at flight two.  In the number three contest, Cridland swept Kozarov, 6-4, 6-4, while Aida Kelic came from behind for a 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 victory over Greene at number five.

The Paladins scored at flights four and six behind strong play from rookies Vines and Ferrett.  Vines blew past Kauffman, 6-2, 6-3, at number four, and Ferrett held on to beat Mourad, 6-4, 6-7, 1-0, at flight six.

Furman (1-2) will entertain Troy Sunday at 11 a.m. then face Brenau at 4 p.m. at the Mickel Tennis Center.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information

Winthrop 5, Furman 2
1/27/2017 at Rock Hil, S.C. (Memorial Courts) 

Singles competition

1. PROCTOR, Lauren (WUW) def. Ansley Speaks (FUR) 6-2, 6-4

2. SOLOVEVA, Alisa (WUW) def. Katty Weymouth (FUR) 6-4, 6-3

3. CRIDLAND, Caitlin (WUW) def. Katarina Kozarov (FUR) 6-4, 6-4

4. Danni Vines (FUR) def. KAUFFMAN, Megan (WUW) 6-2, 6-3

5. KELIC, Aida (WUW) def. Aryn Greene (FUR) 4-6, 6-2, 1-0

6. Hannah Ferrett (FUR) def. MOURAD, Alya (WUW) 6-4, 6-7, 1-0


Doubles competition

1. PROCTOR, Lauren/KAUFFMAN, Megan (WUW) def. Ansley Speaks/Aryn Greene (FUR) 6-2

2. CRIDLAND, Caitlin/SOLOVEVA, Alisa (WUW) def. Katty Weymouth/Katarina Kozarov (FUR) 6-3

3. Hannah Ferrett/Danni Vines (FUR) def. MOURAD, Alya/KAMAL, Nida (WUW) 6-1


Match Notes

Furman 1-2

Winthrop 1-1

Order of Finish: doubles (3-1-2); singles (1-4-3-2-5-6)